The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 89 123 107
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 30 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.76% 0.17% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.21% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 1 20
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £32,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.43%
Performance Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1471 1432 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.53% 80.13% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1056 1084
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 10 £31,500 -
Chester - 7 £43,250 -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 34 (77.27%) Test Scripting
3 27 (61.36%) ISEB
3 27 (61.36%) QA
4 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (54.55%) Windows
6 21 (47.73%) Software Testing
6 21 (47.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (45.45%) Release Management
8 16 (36.36%) Finance
9 15 (34.09%) QuickTest Pro
9 15 (34.09%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (34.09%) MSTest
10 13 (29.55%) Manual Testing
10 13 (29.55%) .NET
11 10 (22.73%) Java
12 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (20.45%) Test Planning
13 8 (18.18%) ISTQB
14 7 (15.91%) HTTP
14 7 (15.91%) Line Management
15 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
15 6 (13.64%) System Testing
15 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
15 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
15 6 (13.64%) HP
15 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
15 6 (13.64%) LoadRunner
15 6 (13.64%) ODBC
15 6 (13.64%) UNIX

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (34.09%) MSTest
2 15 (34.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (13.64%) LoadRunner
4 4 (9.09%) JMeter
4 4 (9.09%) Selenium
4 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Analyst
1 28 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Tester
3 15 (34.09%) QA Tester
4 13 (29.55%) Software Tester
5 11 (25.00%) Consultant
6 10 (22.73%) Test Consultant
6 10 (22.73%) Software Consultant
6 10 (22.73%) QA Consultant
7 6 (13.64%) Test Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Test Manager
8 5 (11.36%) Performance Manager
8 5 (11.36%) Performance Test Manager
9 3 (6.82%) Test Leader
9 3 (6.82%) QA Leader
10 2 (4.55%) Performance Test Leader
10 2 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) QA Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) Manual Tester
10 2 (4.55%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) J2EE
2 6 (13.64%) ODBC
2 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Test Scripting
2 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (47.73%) Software Testing
4 20 (45.45%) Release Management
5 13 (29.55%) Manual Testing
6 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (20.45%) Test Planning
7 7 (15.91%) Line Management
8 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
8 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
8 6 (13.64%) System Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Stress Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.82%) Validation
12 2 (4.55%) Kanban
12 2 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
12 2 (4.55%) User Stories
13 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) C
3 6 (13.64%) VB
3 6 (13.64%) C++
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (9.09%) Ruby
5 4 (9.09%) Groovy
6 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (61.36%) ISEB
2 8 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (61.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
1 6 (13.64%) HP
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Teradata
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